Jeremiah Bailey

30 November 1794–24 May 1862 (Age 67)
Alburgh, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Jeremiah

When Jeremiah Bailey was born on 30 November 1794, in Alburgh, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Bailey, was 30 and his mother, Jemima Borret, was 28. He married Mary Ann Gowen on 13 October 1817, in Bedingham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Bow, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Bow, London, England, United Kingdom in 1861. He died on 24 May 1862, in Norfolk, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Jeremiah Bailey
Mary Ann Gowen
Marriage: 13 October 1817
Mary Ann Bailey
Susannah Bailey
Jeremiah Bailey
Charlotte Bailey
Eliza Bailey
Michael Thomas Bailey
John Bailey
Caroline Bailey
Sarah Bailey
William Bailey

Spouse and Children

13 October 1817
Bedingham, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom


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World Events (8)

1801 · The Act of Union

Age 7

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 14

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 21

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Name Meaning

English:1. status name for a steward or official, Middle English bail(l)i (Old French baillis, from Late Latin baiulivus, an adjectival derivative of baiulus ‘attendant’, ‘carrier’ ‘porter’). 2. topographic name for someone who lived by the outer wall of a castle, Middle English bail(l)y, baile ‘outer courtyard of a castle’, from Old French bail(le) ‘enclosure’, a derivative of bailer ‘to enclose’, a word of unknown origin. This term became a place name in its own right, denoting a district beside a fortification or wall, as in the case of the Old Bailey in London, which formed part of the early medieval outer wall of the city. 3. habitational name from Bailey in Lancashire, named with Old English beg ‘berry’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’. 4. Anglicized form of French Bailly .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Jeremiah Bailey, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Jeremiah Bailey, "England and Wales Census, 1851"
  • Jeremiah Bailey in entry for John Shean, "England, Middlesex Parish Registers, 1539-1988"

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